Full sails for McCrae Yacht Club

The McCrae Yacht Club will receive a welcome boost to its upgrade plans after securing $147,000 through round two of the Federal Government’s Community Sport Infrastructure Grants program.   The funding will allow the club to proceed with plans to improve disability access, install additional female facilities and undergo expansion to improve participation.   Federal…

$150,000 delivered to improve women’s sport in Tyabb

Women’s sport in Western Port received a boost this week, with the delivery of $150,000 in Federal Government funds to install upgraded change room facilities at Bunguyan Recreation Reserve in Tyabb.   Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, joined with Mornington Peninsula Shire Mayor David Gill and Watson Ward Councillor Julie Morris…

Flinders residents encouraged to claim $110 million in Medicare rebates

A handy financial windfall is awaiting Mornington Peninsula and Bass Coast residents, who need to do one simple thing to claim their cash from the Federal Government.   Local Medicare customers are being encouraged to update their bank account details so they can access missed Medicare rebates. Almost 670,000 people have not provided Medicare with…

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I am passionate about the Mornington Peninsula community. It is where I grew up and it is where I am now raising my family.   It’s a wonderful community I have been the representative of since 2001.   Every election you have to work hard to secure the support of the voters.   That hasn’t…

ABC interview with Jon Faine

E&OE…                       Topics: Flinders; My Health Record   JON FAINE:             Former Liberal but now independent member of the federal parliament Julia Banks has confirmed that she will run in Flinders against the Health Minister and Member for Flinders Greg Hunt.   So that means that Oliver Yates from the Clean Energy Fund is running against…

Mornington Peninsula and Frankston tourism industry continues to boom

The Mornington Peninsula and Frankston communities continue to benefit from strong domestic traveller numbers, according to the latest Visitor Survey data.   Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP said the latest results showed that the Mornington Peninsula continued to be a major tourist hotspot for domestic travellers.   “In the year to…

Community rallies for Rye Primary School

Federal Member for Flinders, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, has called on the Victorian Labor Government to join with the local community to fix the deteriorating basketball courts at Rye Primary School.   For the past three years, the school’s sporting captains have been holding community events to raise funds to fix the basketball courts,…

More scholarships for regional students on the Southern Peninsula

Federal Member for Flinders, The Hon. Greg Hunt MP has encouraged students across the Southern Mornington Peninsula to apply for a Government-funded scholarship to study a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) course.   Minister Hunt said the Morrison Government is increasing the number of scholarships available through the Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships program…

$47 million for headspace to support youth mental health

The Liberal National Government will a invest a further $47 million to continue to support the mental wellbeing of young Australians through headspace with a new youth mental health ambassadors project and funding for its head office.   About 560,000 Australian children and adolescents are estimated to have a mental illness and one in four…